Health systems must take a three-step approach to rising-risk patient management. First, they must identify their at-risk populations. Second, they must use existing resources to maximize scale. Finally, they must enhance primary care to sustain the health care system.
Based on learnings from progressive health care organizations from around the globe, this research report makes the case for devoting limited resources to rising-risk patient management, while providing imperatives for developing an actionable rising-risk patient management strategy.